Class In Session For No. 1 Pverall Pick Karl-Anthony TownsOn one side of Karl-Anthony Towns is Kevin Garnett, the 39-year-old Alpha Wolf who ushered in a new era of teenagers in the NBA when he jumped straight to the pros in 1995.
Garnett Returns To Help Wolves, Mitchell While Flip Is AwayFlip Saunders brought Kevin Garnett back home to help turn a young, impressionable Minnesota Timberwolves roster into a group that can pull the franchise out of a decade of futility. Now that Saunders is on leave from the team while battling cancer, Garnett's return has never been more important.
Wolves GM: 'We're Not Talking About Trading Ricky'When the Minnesota Timberwolves signed Ricky Rubio to a four-year, $56 million contract extension before last season, it was a giant show of faith that the young point guard was going to be an integral part of pulling the long-suffering franchise out of the NBA basement.
Garnett Signs Contract With TimberwolvesMinnesota Timberwolves president and coach Flip Saunders says he plans to start Kevin Garnett next season and believes he can still make a significant impact at age 39.
AP Source: Garnett's Contract With Wolves Is 2 Years, $16MA person with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press that the two-year contract Kevin Garnett will sign with the Minnesota Timberwolves is worth $16 million.
AP Source: Timberwolves Give Kevin Garnett 2 More YearsOnly two players in NBA history have made it to season No. 21 in their careers. Kevin Garnett is about to become the third. Garnett agreed to terms on a two-year deal to return to the Minnesota Timberwolves, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
Karl-Anthony Towns Says There Is 'No Promise' From T-WolvesKentucky big man Karl-Anthony Towns tells The Associated Press he has "no promise at all" from the Minnesota Timberwolves, who hold the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday.
KG's Return Was A Highlight, His Finish A Bummer For WolvesFebruary was winding down and the Minnesota Timberwolves were slogging through another terrible season, their worn out fan base's eyes glazing over as player after player was lost to injury. Then, a 7-foot long adrenaline shot right to the heart.
Flip Saunders Thinks Garnett Will Return Next SeasonMinnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders thinks Kevin Garnett will return for a 21st NBA season next year. Garnett is not expected to play in the Wolves' finale against Oklahoma City on Wednesday night.
Hayward Helps Jazz Beat Timberwolves 104-84Rudy Gobert had 15 points, 12 rebounds and three blocked shots, including an impressive stop on Andrew Wiggins in the second quarter, and the Utah Jazz beat the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves 104-84 on Monday night.
Bennett, Hummel Return For 'Wolves, Garnett Still OutMinnesota coach Flip Saunders says forwards Anthony Bennett and Robbie Hummel are returning to the lineup for Sunday afternoon's game against the New Orleans Pelicans, but that Kevin Garnett is sick and will miss his 12th straight game.
Kevin Garnett To Throw Out First Pitch At Twins Home OpenerThe Twins host the 2014 American League Champion Kansas City Royals on at 3:10 p.m. on April 13. Kevin Garnett of the Minnesota Timberwolves will throw the ceremonial first pitch for the game at Target Field.